"It was built into him." Ivan Milat's brother knew he was dangerous from a very young age.

Boris Milat, the brother of now-deceased serial killer, Ivan Milat, has spoken out about his brother’s crimes, saying he feels “no grief for Ivan whatsoever” following his death.

Last night, Boris sat down with 60 Minutes and denounced the notorious serial killer in life, and now, death. He is the only member of the Milat family to publicly do so.

“I am definitely embarrassed to be a Milat,” he told Nine’s Tara Brown in the episode that aired on the same day Ivan Milat passed away from oesophageal and stomach cancer, aged 74.

You can watch a snippet from Boris Milat’s 60 Minutes interview below. Post continues after video.

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“He was dead to me a long time ago. This man is just an evil serial killer right to the last bone of him. He deserves where he is and he deserves what he got.”

Ivan Milat was convicted of seven murders of young people aged between 19 and 22. Their bodies were found partially buried in the Belanglo State Forest in New South Wales. The killings took place between 1989 and 1993 and five of the seven victims were foreign backpackers.

They were: 21-year-old Caroline Clarke, 22-year-old Joanne Walters, 19-year-olds Deborah Everist and James Gibson, 21-year-old Simone Schmidl, 21-year-old Gabor Neugebauer and 20-year-old Anja Habschied.

Ivan was serving consecutive life sentences at the time of his death, but never confessed to the dozens of cases linked to him that bear similarities to his murders.

Despite there being what Boris Milat described as evidence against his brother “even a 12-year-old child would put together”, the rest of the Milat family maintain Ivan was innocent.

“They’re denying that he did anything. They’re denying that he killed anybody. They are saying that the police made it all up,” Boris said.

“It hurts. It hurts bad. But to say his life is important and theirs is not… Get the hell out. You’ve got to be crazy to believe that sort of crap.


“I can’t push it enough, these mongrels hate my guts because I’m the one guy that speaks out. But somebody’s got to tell these mums and dads why their kids died, why this mongrel thinks he can wipe them out like a dirty rag and
get around and smile about it.”

Mark Whittaker co-authored ‘Sins Of The Brother’, the most definitive work on the life and crimes of Ivan Milat. He takes us into the mind of one of the worst murderers in Australian criminal history in this episode of True Crime Conversations. Post continues after audio.

Speaking previously to Channel 7’s Sunday Night, Boris recalled Ivan being “pretty normal up until 12, 14”.

“I heard about it from his mates, you know. They’d all boast about [how] they’d go out at night and do things with machetes. I heard he cut a dog in half with a machete while he was growing up,” he told the program in 2015.

“He was going to kill somebody from the age of 10. It was built into him. He had a different psyche. He’s a psychopath, and it just manifested itself with, ‘I can do anything, I can do anything.’ I knew he was on a one-way trip. I knew that it was just a matter of how long.”

Boris expanded on this in his 60 Minutes interview, telling Brown, “I would say his love came from killing people. I don’t know if it was quite as blunt as that but he got a charge out of it, obviously, we think. It might have been other motives, it might have been that he’d just seen beautiful things and he liked to destroy them.”

When asked if he thinks Ivan Milat’s victims suffered, Boris was visibly disturbed, walking off the interview set.

For him, he doesn’t want to spend any more time thinking about his brother. Instead, his thoughts are with the families of those he brutally murdered.

“Don’t forget this man was proved to kill seven backpackers in a murderous way, tore at them like animals, tortured their bodies even after they were dead.”

“Seeing he’s dead now, he’s where he is, so the whole saga is best forgotten but remember the victims. Remember these innocent people as well.”

You can learn more about Boris Milat’s interview with 60 Minutes here.

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